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place in the name of science. before the long ascrention and specially designed capsule, his body had been fitted with a multitude of sensors to record his heart rate, blood pressure and other vital life signs to monitor how the human body copes with sustained free fall and acceleration and deceleration. >> keep your head down. >> to stop his blood boiling, his lungs exploding and his body disinterest at the grating he washese a pressurized suit and the whole thing is funded by a soft drink manufacturer. >> start the cameras. and i've got an angel to take care of you. >> felix baumgartner, why did you want to do this? >> well, you know, i have been -- i always have been a very competitive person, since i was 16 years old i started skydiving and i always wanted to push the limits. that's the reason why i was working on this so hard. >> but it's not like competing at tennis or at pool or a running race. to put yourself on the edge of space miles and miles up, i mean, that's completely different. >> it is, but that's what makes it so unique and challenging, because if you look at my back
industrial revolution in which the application of science utterly transforms the way we do almost everything. one of the latest transformative technologies is 3-d printing. it sounds absurd, it sounds impossible, but it promises to refashion whole arias of design. -- whole areas of design. >> due to the crafted objects made with care and great precision, they haven't been scrupted, or machine pressed. a different process has been employed. this is 3-d presenting. -- printing. >> at the design studio in london they can not only conceive products, they can make them, thanks to a technology that is falling in price and so becoming more accessible. it allows you to make just about anything. i'm being scanned with software, then building a precise template of my face. that will then be used to print out a 3-d me. so i've been scanned. what's next in the process? >> we prepare it into a print-ready file and we take you over here to this machine. >> you don't have to send it off to a factory somewhere? >> no, right here. it's an office-friendly machine that sits in a corner. and this will print you
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